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as soup storm sandy brings heavy rain. lower manhattan was plunged into darkness. and on 92nd street the storm brought down the facile of this residential building. at least 13 deaths are already being blamed on this storm. the storm came on shore in the city of new jersey pounding the coast with 90--mile-per-hour winds. we have team coverage, chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the storm. craig boswell joins us live to show us what's happening in new jersey right now. craig. >> reporter: julie good evening do you, certainly wouldn't be surprised to find out thousands and thousands of people here without power, we looked over to our right just a little while ago and saw this hue blue hue of light go up and lights just went up, on out highway 30. we need to find out what the deal is with high tide with a full -- full moon combined with the storm surge. we'll find out tomorrow how much water was brought in. water coming on over the dunes and on to the streets of the jersey shore leaving debris in its wake. more than 50 million people are in sandy's path with extended tower and
. it is a very cold evening and these effects are ongoing. >> reporter: president oh baa ma warning that sandy is still pounding parts of the country. >> it is still moving north, there are still communities that might be affected. there's still risks of flooding, still risks of down powered lines, risks of down winds. >> reporter: sandy made land fall last night millions are without power and 17 states with no concrete table as to when the lights will come back on. >> during irene it took eight days for full restoration for hurricane sandy it may take longer. >> reporter: the new jersey governor chris christie took a tour of the destruction and consoled home openers that lost everything. >> very difficult day, very difficult day. >> reporter: new jersey is not the only state recovering today. officials are saying the worse is behind them. >> it's the beagaining o a process we all know will take a while but this is the end of the downside and hopefully from here is going up. >> and you heard governor christie he said nothing prepared him for what he saw when he got out to tour the damaged are
of super storm sandy, we are getting pictures of the extent of the damage on the jersey shore. this is seaside heights. the olympic ocean swept over the barrier island tearing apart homes and leaving behind tons of sand. crews are now working to cap hundreds of ruptured lines hoping to avoid another disaster. the number of power outages has been cut in half but tonight more than 100 million customers remain without power in the east toll. the death toll has now climbed to 90. the road to recovery is just beginning for some. craig boswell has the latest. >> reporter: about a million people still in new jersey without power and the temperatures getting very, very cold. but one of the roads to recovery one of those steps down that road is the fact that roads are opening into atlantic city for the first time since this storm hit. now families are getting into this area to see where they need to start. what they need to do to recover from hurricane sandy. >> this is the time when families are really living in hardship. >> reporter: andrew cuomo is letting people know that roads wil
sandy is starting to stir up waves and wind along the florida coast and the worse is yet to come. forecasters say the storm will move up the eastern seaboard it's expected to make land fall any where from the chesapeake bay to southern new england on monday or tuesday and if that's not enough, the storm could merge with another system and become a monster. the so called perfect storm. >> i'm just taking precautions, 75 yards off the river, full moon tide, hurricane, a lot of wind. it's going to come it's just a matter of how much. >> more than 66 million people are in the potential path. crews are doing what they can. they are piling up sand on the beaches and in some cases mandatory evacuations orderers orderers -- orders are already in place. >> there's a real potential for some real damage. >> it's going to be a big deal. it'll be the headlines as we head into monday, tuesday and wednesday. let's look at hurricane sandy. it's a category 1. it's not a perfect storm, it's perfect storms. here's the hurricane. as they move up the east board. usually they get up toward the carolin
at citibank. >>> the long super long lines for gas in new jersey because of super storm sandy are about to get shorter. governor chris christie today ordered odd, even gas rationing tomorrow in new jersey. more than half of the state's gas stations closed because of the power outages or because they had no gas. as you can imagine waiting in those long lines sometimes for hours has frayed a lot of nerves. >> more help is on the way for the northeast tonight. dozens of pg & i workers have headed to long island. one worker said he's glad for help because some day california may need a favor in return. john fowler reports on the add -- additional groups in california and what they will find. >> reporter: 50 workers flew out today, 50 more tomorrow totaling 250 workers and 100 trucks that as yet another storm bears down on the devastated east coast. >> there's still about 150 million people without power. >> reporter: new york staten island hit exceptionally hard. four days without gasoline or electricity. >> you're going to die, you don't understand you have to get your truck here on this corner,
missing in june. >>> now to our continuing coverage of superstorm sandy. the extent of the damage became clearer today. the jersey shore seemed to take the worst of it. beach towns such as seaside heights are devastated today. the death toll has climbed to 74 in the u.s. there are fears that number could go higher. president obama got an up close look today at the devastation. he toured the jersey shore with republican governor chris christie. reporter kraig boswell joins us live to talk about the long road ahead, and the problems that remain. >> reporter: julie, good evening to you. president obama, governor christy landed just to our north here. we're in north atlantic city along the boardwalk here. the northern part of the boardwalk that is no longer there. the president said help is on the way. they will not rest until everyone has rebuilt. words, optimistic words that people here really needed to hear so they can figure out what to do next. >> catastrophe, it's going to take a long time to recover from it. >> reporter: in some areas, people are able to begin cleaning up. crews are p
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